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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By farmertom
Re: Electric fuel pumps and vapor lock

yes for sure tomcarman,i have two old oily wooden clothes pins on the steel fuel line before filter that came on the'37 when i got it over 2 yrs ago. when i first saw them there my first thought was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By farmertom
Re: Another Overheating Question

hey Mark,good place to point thermal gun right where water temp gauge sender in cyl head. got my temp gun from harbor frt. cheap works well,and says exact temp as red liquid in gauge. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By farmertom
Re: Another Overheating Question

hey Mark,good place to point thermal gun right where water temp gauge sender in cyl head. got my temp gun from harbor frt. cheap works well,and says exact temp as red liquid in gauge. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By farmertom
Re: 1936 v8 oil change

thanks very tangled,kube did just answer that felt dipstick query i had over on early ford v8 club site where i started discussion. he said close to3/16" and were dense wool. he had used the last one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By farmertom
Re: 1936 v8 oil change

verytangled, i have a '37 fordor. iv'e replaced the felt washer on dipstick. i was wondering what thickness the original felt washer was. thanks,Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By farmertom
Re: `1937 Ford PU head light issue

socalsmith, hello,iv'e installed leds in headlights on my '37 fordor to no avail other than allowing on comming motorists to see my car better. brighter whiter light but not focousted because of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By farmertom
Re: replacing 6volt elec. fuel pump switch

Thanks to all,I got the new switch for my primer only fuel pump replaced.while under dash saw that the wire from pump has a modern 2 prong 15 amp fuse i went with a 15 amp rated toggle. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By farmertom
replacing 6volt elec. fuel pump switch

what would be the correct amp. rated toggle switch for my 6volt priming only fuel pump? thanks, Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,109
Posted By farmertom
Re: 37 3 window coupe

just wondering,can a '37 looking coupe be built using '36 body and '37 front fenders?, and ofcourse custom frenched rear plate. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By farmertom
Re: 94 Carburetor rebuild advice

right on Chalie ny,especially if you strap it to an outboard motor prop. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By farmertom
Re: Modern steel belted radials on '37 wide five wheels

Hey use guys, are '37 wide five wheels welded or rivited. I assume a tire dealer that also does agricultural tires would have correct size valve stems to fit my rims if going with tubeless radials. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By farmertom
Re: Modern steel belted radials on '37 wide five wheels

hi 39deluxcp fellow iowan,do run those 185/75/16 radials on oe wide five rims and would it be safe to run without tubes? and where did you purchase the tires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By farmertom
Re: Modern steel belted radials on '37 wide five wheels

Thanks bored&stroked. i was wondering whats barners thoughts on using just modern radials that can be purchased locally actually are light truck replacements 215 85R 16. Do the mounting beads differ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By farmertom
Modern steel belted radials on '37 wide five wheels

after reading thread for wide five rims and dyna beads,need input on anybody running modern steel belted radials on wide fives. is it safe to,will they walk off rim in turns,can you run without...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,936
Posted By farmertom
Re: LED brake lights update

yo,fortyfords, why i use reynolds bright shiny cup cake liners unlike building lighting which have white back round they in turn do not have to project the light through a thick red lens. all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,936
Posted By farmertom
Re: LED brake lights update

Yep,also like mfirth i used the led brakelighter kit in my '37. it really does work for most distracted idiots.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,372
Posted By farmertom
Re: wide 5 wheel

yeah,Tommy those dont look like my wide fives 16" oe wheels on my '37 fordor. i'd love to put steel belted radials on my '37 no tubes? was wondering if the modern radials would walk off the wide five...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,936
Posted By farmertom
Re: LED brake lights update

Me too on the cup cake liners in tail lights in my '37. fit perfect in tail light bucket.concentrates and facites the light. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By farmertom
Re: Dyna beads in wheels

the experience with dyna beads may depend on how old the tires are and if youre running radials or new or dryed up bias ply. type and shape of lever vs tube shocks alignment. a few things to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
Posted By farmertom
Re: Compression fittings for vacuum line

Lawson,try NAPA iv'e found them there. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By farmertom
Re: Radial Tires

Hey GB,wondering if the wide 5 wheels on my ,37 fordor would accecpt the 215 85r 16 radials as well? and you did say no tubes needed correct? Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,665
Posted By farmertom
Re: Fuel Pump Problems

CRAIGTERRY, are you adjusting the air/fuel mix screws on the back/base of carb? if so idle is actually set on linkage on pass side of carb. make sure engine is at operating temp before adjusting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By farmertom
Re: winter warmup in garage for the flathead?

Paul 2748,and others,thanks for all your comments. iv'e done this for years for all the cars and motorcycles that have occupied the same space as my '37 sedan does these days on an un insulated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By farmertom
winter warmup in garage for the flathead?

what do you folks think about warming up to operating temp in the garage. helpful or harmful? to the '37 flathead. thanks,Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By farmertom
Re: battery disconnect

19Fordy did you mean attach to pos grnd post or the( -) post? I have 6volt pos grnd system.
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